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ICA-AP New Delhi Staff

Mr. Balasubramanian (Balu) Iyer

Mr. Balasubramanian (Balu) Iyer joined as Regional Director for Asia-Pacific in April, 2014. Mr. Iyer has over 25 years’ experience managing international development operations and overseeing multiple country offices including experience building new offices from the ground up. Mr. Iyer worked in India in co-operative development before moving abroad to work on Asian regional concerns for overseas agencies, and in particular in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Korea, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka. He has worked with the Aga Khan Rural Support Program, ActionAid India, International Development Exchange and the Asia Foundation.  Mr. Iyer was born in India and educated in India and the United States, receiving a degree in Civil Engineering from the National Institute of Technology at Durgapur, a Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Management from the Institute of Rural Management at Anand, India, and Masters in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at U.C.Berkeley.

email id :balu.iyer@icaap.coop

Mr. K. Sethumadhavan

Mr. K. Sethumadhavan is a graduate from the Punjab University. He joined the ICA Regional Office in 1975. Currently he is working as Manager-Planning / Membership & Assistant to Regional Director. He is also responsible for various other project activities of the Regional Office. He acts as the Secretary to the ICA Committees on Human Resource Development and Research.

email id : sethu.madhavan@icaap.coop

Mr. Kulbhushan Kukreja

Mr. K. Kukreja works as the Manager Finance for the ICA Regional Office since 1987. He holds a Post Graduate/Masters Degree in Commerce with specilization in Accounting and Business Statistics. He also holds a post-graduate Diploma from a renowned Government Institute for Corporate Law and Management with specialization in Contract Act and Corporate Negotiaons. Mr. Kukreja is also responsible for the accounts and taxation matters of ICA - Asia & Pacific and its staff. He also handles the financial/accounting matters of the ICA Singapore Business office.

email id : kulbhushan.kukreja@icaap.coop

Mr. A.K. Taneja

Mr. Ashok Kumar Taneja joined the ICA as a Programme Officer in 1990. He is a graduate with a Post-graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management. Prior to joining the ICA Regional Office, Mr. Taneja worked with the Delhi College of Engineering, the National Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation (NAFED) in various capacities. Currently he is working as Manager Administration.

email id : ashok.taneja@icaap.coop

Mrs. Savitri Singh

Mrs. Savitri Singh has a Masters Degree in Political Science and a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations. Since March 2002, she is working with ICA - Asia & Pacific as Advisor, Gender Programme & Communication. She is also responsible for HIV/AIDS Programme of ICA - Asia & Pacific. Prior to joining ICA Regional Office, she worked for eight years as deputy Manager HRD, in Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (TRIFED) and for four years as Deputy Director in-charge of International division and Women Co-operative division of the National Co-operative Union of India.

email id : savitri.singh@icaap.coop

Mr. Santosh P. Kumar

Santosh joined the ICA Asia and Pacific as Program Officer in May 2010 and serves as secretary for the Committee on Youth Cooperation and the Committee on University/Campus Co-operatives. Over the years, Santosh has assisted the office in organizing 4 (Asia-Pacific) regional assemblies (biennial) , 2 cooperative ministers’ conferences (quadrennial) and 1 cooperative registrars’ conference, and several workshops/seminars on issues affecting co-operatives in the region. He co-authored the ICA-AP study on By laws of Primary Co-operatives in Asia and Pacific along with Mr. Rangan Dutta I.A.S (Retd.) in 2013 and supported the 4th Critical Study on Co-operative Legislations and Policy Reforms in 2012. He has produced three short films for ICA-AP on co-operatives with members from marginalized sections like refugees, tribes, and youth in post conflict zone. Santosh has a Masters degree in International Trade Law from the University of Torino (International Training Center of the International Labour Organization, Italy), graduate degree in Law from the Indraprastha University (Amity Law School, New Delhi, India) and post graduate diplomas in International Law and Diplomacy, International Trade and Business Laws (Indian Academy of International Law) and Cyber Law (Amity Law School).

email id : santosh.kumar@icaap.coop

Mr. Mohit Dave

Mr. Mohit Dave joined us in May, 2017 as a Research Officer for the ICA-EU Partnership on Cooperatives in Development: People-Centred Businesses in Action. He is a trained mechanical engineer from University of Mumbai and worked as an engineering consultant at Croydon-based Mott MacDonald, an employee-owned management, engineering and development consultancy. Later, he was selected for a brief stint at State Bank of India for its Youth-for-India fellowship program, where he partnered with grassroot organisations and producer cooperatives to streamline their agriculture value chain. While undergoing post graduation from Institute of Rural Management Anand, Mohit interned with a commodity trading firm in West Africa, based in Benin. He has experience in writing business plans for producer cooperatives and has won business school competitions in India and Singapore. Most of his work has been focused on implementing growth strategies, data analysis and partnership-building..

email id : mohit.dave@icaap.coop

Ms. Anam Mittra

Ms. Anam Mittra works as the Communications and Member Development Officer under the ICA-EU Partnership on Cooperatives in Development: people-centred businesses in action. She has previously worked at Nirantar- Centre for Gender and Education and the Pratham Education Foundation in New Delhi. She has completed her Masters in Development Studies from TISS, Mumbai and her second Masters in Development Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

email id : anam.mittra@icaap.coop